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  • Dobie gray- drift away

    3:54

    dobie gray
    drift away
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  • Dobie Gray - Drift Away

    3:46

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    Dobie Gray's version of Drift Away is, justifiably, the most famous and, by far, the most brilliant reading of the Mentor Williams-penned (that would be Paul Williams' brother) 70s staple. Originally released on John Henry Kurtz' 1972 REUNION album, the indelible classic always takes me away...to that far away place I used to reside -- within the deepest caverns of my soul. At times the song makes me weep, as I miss the halcyon days of my youth and the kinder world we thrived in. When any ills of the world would be swept away when reaching for your LP of your favorite music was all that was needed to, well, drift away.

    The song was covered hundreds of times these past 40 years, most famously and recently in a passionless 2003 recording by Uncle Kracker. Credited as Uncle Kracker featuring Dobie Gray, the track meandered along in karaoke sterility until finally Gray's soul chimed in mid-point and he infused it with a thrilling tremble. When the track reached #9 on Billboard's Top 100, Gray broke the record for the biggest gap between top US top 10 appearances (it had been 30 years between both). The Kracker version had a far more major impact on Billboard's Adult Contemporary charts -- it holds the record as the longest #1 on that chart, having reigned for 28 weeks in 2003-04. No doubt thanks to Gray.

    There was a story told by Kracker that the song was initially written for Elvis, but Presley turned it down once he heard Gray's version of it. Gray was a demo singer in Memphis at the time. Talk about decree.

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    Dobie Gray (background vocals); Dobie Gray (vocals); Larry Byrum, Larry Byrom (guitar); Nashville Strings Players, Damon Seal (strings); Terri McMillian, Terry McMillan (harmonica, percussion); David Dunston (horns, programming); Jay Patton, Mark Douthit (horns); Gary Smith, Matt Rollings, Matt Rollins (keyboards); Dave Pomeroy , Mike Leech (bass guitar); John Hammond (drums); Bill Hinds (guitar); Ron Oates (strings, keyboards); Eddie Bayers (drums); The Nashville Strings. { - backup vocals}

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  • Dobie Gray - Greatest Hits

    29:24

    TRACKLIST
    01- I'm With the In Crowd
    02- Monkey Jerk
    03- Look At Me
    04- See you at the Go-Go
    05- Kissin Doll
    06- Walkin and Whistlin
    07- In Hollywood
    08- Blue Ribbons
    09- Mr. Engineer
    10- My Baby
    11- Walk With Love

    Dobie Gray - Greatest Hits (FULL ALBUM)

    Dobie Gray (born Lawrence Darrow Brown; July 26, 1940 – December 6, 2011) was an American singer and songwriter, whose musical career spanned soul, country, pop, and musical theater. His hit songs included The 'In' Crowd in 1965 and Drift Away, which was one of the biggest hits of 1973, sold over one million copies, and remains a staple of radio airplay.

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  • Drift Away Dobie Gray HD

    4:08

    Dobie Gray on the Midnight Special
    The sound has been enhanced from the original DVD

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  • Dobie Gray - Whos loving you

    3:51

    Stereo

  • Loving Arms-Dobie Gray

    2:52

    Saw a request for this on the Kris Kristofferson version, so here it is.

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  • Drift Away

    4:38

    Provided to YouTube by Believe SAS

    Drift Away · Dobie Gray

    Loving Arms

    ℗ Big A Media

    Released on: 2016-02-16

    Author: Mentor Williams
    Composer: Mentor Williams
    Music Publisher: D.R

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Dobie Gray - Out On The Floor

    3:07

    This is probably the single biggest and most acclaimed Northern Soul record of all time, and we filmed this performance for The Strange World Of Northern Soul in Nashville, in early 1999. Dobie is otherwise best known for his 1973 smash Drift Away. He was a versatile vocalist who could handle soul, country, and pop, not to mention musical theater. Gray's origins are somewhat ill-defined; different sources alternately list his birth name as Leonard Victor Ainsworth or Laurence Darrow Brown, and his Texas birthplace as Brookshire or Simonton. His likely birth date is July 26, 1940 (though some sources list 1942 or 1943). Whatever the case, Gray grew up in a family of sharecroppers, and discovered gospel music through his grandfather, a Baptist minister. He also soaked up the R&B and country music of his surroundings, and in the early '60s he moved to Los Angeles to seek his fortune. Before adopting the name Dobie Gray, he recorded several singles under the names Leonard Ainsworth, Larry Curtis, and Larry Dennis. His seventh single, Look at Me, became his first chart hit in 1963, but his true breakout was a 1965 recording of The 'In' Crowd, whose Motown-style bounce distinguished it from jazzman Ramsey Lewis' celebrated version. Gray hit the Top 20 with The 'In' Crowd and also had some success with the follow-up, See You at the Go-Go. Out On The Floor was not a hit in the US, and it was only years later that it became a cult classic. This period, spent mostly on the small, poorly distributed Cordak, Charger, and White Whale labels was the most soul-oriented of his career. It would be some time before Gray returned to the charts. In the meantime, he pursued a concurrent acting career, eventually spending two and a half years with the Los Angeles production of Hair. During his Hair years, Gray also sang with the band Pollution, which recorded two albums on Prophecy beginning in 1971. In 1972, Gray resurfaced as a solo artist on MCA, with producer/songwriter Mentor Williams in his camp. Gray promptly scored the biggest hit of his career with the Williams-penned Drift Away, which hit the Top Five in early 1973 and remains an oldies-radio staple today. The subsequent Loving Arms, written by Tom Jans, grew into a much-covered repertory item, recorded by singers from the realms of rock, country, and R&B. Gray's own sound was shifting more toward country as well, and when he moved to Capricorn in 1975, he recorded in Nashville with new songwriting collaborator Troy Seals (he eventually relocated there permanently). Gray's popularity in Europe and Africa was growing steadily, and he managed to talk South African authorities into allowing him to play to integrated audiences during the apartheid era. Gray's tenure in Nashville was marked by a commercial downturn, but his increased activity as a songwriter (mostly in a country vein) resulted in covers by the likes of Don Williams, Charley Pride, George Jones, and John Denver, among others. The disco-flavored You Can Do It became his final Top 40 hit in 1978, the same year he recorded the first of two LPs for Infinity. When Infinity went bankrupt, Gray concentrated exclusively on songwriting for a few years, then re-emerged on Capitol in the mid-'80s as a full-fledged country artist. He made the lower reaches of the country charts with singles like That's One to Grow On and From Where I Stand, but found it impossible to break through to a wider country audience, and again faded from view after two albums. In 1997, Gray released Diamond Cuts, a mix of new songs and re-recorded past hits. But Out On The Floor remains his most beloved soul anthem.

  • Dobie Gray - All I Want To Do Is Make Love To You

    4:30

    This song was a smash hit for Heart in 1990. But many people were not aware that the original version of the song (with totally different lyrics) had been recorded by Dobie Gray in 1979! Legend has it that the song's writer (Robert John Mutt Lange) had actually offered the song to Don Henley, but Henley turned him down.

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  • Dobie Gray - Loving arms.wmv

    3:04

    S.A. TOP 20 HISTORY:
    Entered: 22 March 1974
    Highest position: 1
    Weeks charted: 20

    Dobie Gray (born July 26, 1940) is an American singer and songwriter, whose musical career has spanned soul, country, pop and musical theatre. His hit records include The 'In' Crowd in 1965, and Drift Away, which was one of the biggest hits of 1973, sold over one million copies, and remains a staple of radio airplay. He also had a SA Top 20 hit in 1977 with Let go.

  • The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - Dobie Gray - Volunteer Jam VI

    5:03

    Dobie Gray performs The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down at Volunteer Jam VI at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, TN on January 12, 1980.

  • Drift Away-Dobie Gray Lyrics

    3:59

    Song by Dobie Gray i do not own this song all rights to original creaters.

  • Dobie Gray - Theres A Honky Tonk Angel

    3:13

    Another masterful performance by one of the great voices of our time - Dobie Gray. We miss you, Dobie.

  • Drift Away - Claudia Hoyser

    4:32

    #Hoysercountry #Claudiahoyser #HoyserCountryMonday #countryrebel

    Just a feel good sing along for this Hoyser Country Monday! Enjoy your week! Thank you for listening!

  • Loving Arms ...

    2:58

    (sung from deep in the soul)

  • Dean Heckel covering Drift Away by Dobie Gray.

    3:45

    Dean Heckel singing Dobie Gray's Drift Away at the River City Winery in New Albany, IN on August 2nd, 2014.

  • Dobie Gray-Out on the floor

    3:06

    pretty good dance tune if i say so myself !

  • Dobie Gray - Im With the In Crowd

    2:51

    Year 1963

  • DRIFT AWAY - Dobie Gray | Marty Ray Project Live Full Band Cover

    4:12

    I don't do this song so I made a mistake a couple of times, hope yall like it anyway. Drift Away is great song by Dobie Gray and Uncle Kracker actually did a pretty good cover of it himself years ago, he knew it better than I did. Haha! This is another song from our last Live stream concert that we're trying to do once a month as long as people will show up. If you wanna be a part of the next one join the mailing list below. Thanks so much for the love through the years! It means the world! Jesus bless you all! Please find Colton Parker (bass), CJ Wilder (guitar), and Hubert Payne (drums) on all social medias and support them too! Two of them actually have a band called The Network too. #martyrayproject #dobiegray #driftaway

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  • Dean Heckel covering Drift Away by Dobie Gray

    3:55

    Dean Heckel singing Dobie Gray's Drift Away at Somewhere Bar in Louisville, KY on July 14th, 2017.

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  • Drift Away Dobie Gray Uncle cracker guitar lesson.

    10:23

    This is a tutorial of an acoustic version of the song drift away by Dobie gray/Uncle cracker

  • The Voice Usa 2019 | Gyth Rigdon | Drift Away by Dobie Gray

    2:04

    The Voice Usa 2019 | Blind Audition
    Singer: Gyth Rigdon
    Music: Delft Away by Dobie Gray

  • Drift Away Lesson 1 of 2 - Dobie Gray

    8:36

    *NOTE* This video uses copyrighted material in a manner that does not require approval of the copyright holder. No copyright infringement is intended. The musical content is used under the FAIR USE policy, and is presented purely in good faith for the purposes of promoting information of an educational and historical nature only. All copyright claim is fully retained by the authors, publishers, and owners of the original.

  • Lean on Me

    4:18

    Provided to YouTube by Believe SAS

    Lean on Me · Dobie Gray

    Rhythm and Blues Nights, Vol. 3

    ℗ Big A Media

    Released on: 2016-11-09

    Author: DR
    Composer: DR

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • I Can See Clearly Now

    3:11

    Provided to YouTube by Believe SAS

    I Can See Clearly Now · Dobie Gray

    Loving Arms

    ℗ Big A Media

    Released on: 2016-02-16

    Author: Johnny Nash
    Composer: Johnny Nash
    Music Publisher: D.R

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • Loving Arms

    2:49

    Provided to YouTube by Ingrooves

    Loving Arms (Re-Recording) · Dobie Gray

    The Love Album

    Released on: 1995-01-01

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

  • DOBIE GRAY - ITS NOT BECAUSE WE DIDNT TRY

    4:16

    The Best Of Dobie Gray

  • Dobie Grey - Let Go

    3:31

    Dobie Grey Let Go

  • Dobie Gray - Drift away. Peach /pear blossoms. Taiwan

    4:00

    place: Wuling Farm H2,Taiwan
    Song: Drift away
    Artist: Dobie Gray

  • Dobie Gray - We Had It All

    2:34

    This is a wonderful track from the Drift Away album. It was written by Donnie Fritts and Troy Seals. Elvis Presley loved it and considered recording it but felt that his fans would think he was singing about his ex-wife, Priscilla. So, he decided against recording it. A loss for us.

  • Dobie Gray -Wish Id Never Loved You At All

    3:06

    Wish I'd Never Loved You At All was written by my friend Kim Morrison and her songwriting partner Ruby Hice Gold in 1981 for Dick James Music. Kim sent this demo version of the tune to me. It features the marvelous Dobie Gray, who passed away December 6, 2011, singing the vocal. The song was first recorded by Ray Charles & Gladys Knight on Ray's 1988 Just Between Us LP and later recorded by Blues singer Johnny Adams. It was included on two of Adam's albums Room With A View Of The Blues and There Is Always One More Time. The song tells the story of a man moving on from a heartwrenching broken romance. Kim and Ruby's great lyrics, the pain in the wonderful vocal by Dobie, and a soulful sax solo from Doc James make this an emotionally charged song. I hope you enjoy the tune and will share the link. Thank you for watching.

  • Dobie Gray - Got My Heart Set On You

    3:24

    Lat upload for today but filling a request for this fine Dobie Gray tune!! Enjoy!!!!!!!!!

  • Dobie Gray - Good Old Song

    3:14

    Dobie Gray, Good Old Song from the album Loving Arms.

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  • Dobie Gray - I Never Had It So Good • TopPop

    3:40

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    Broadcast date: 1/1/1973

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    The performance of the artist(s) in the clip was filmed and recorded with the written consent of the artist(s) and their representatives.

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    TopPop was the first regular dedicated pop music TV show in the Dutch language area. Dutch broadcaster AVRO aired the programme weekly, from 1970 to 1988. Presenter Ad Visser hosted the show for its first fifteen years.
    World famous music artists performed on TopPop: ABBA, 10CC, Bee Gees, The Jacksons with Michael Jackson, David Bowie, Earth & Fire, Queen, Golden Earring, Boney M, KC & The Sunshine Band, Chic, Donna Summer and many many more.

  • Drift Away - Dobie Gray - with lyrics

    4:38

  • Dobie Gray - So high

    3:12

    1974

  • Feelings - Dobie Gray

    3:36

    Feelings by Dobie Gray, send me a message for a download link.

  • Dobie Gray - Out on the Floor

    3:01

    Best known for his 1973 smash Drift Away, Dobie Gray was a versatile vocalist who could handle soul, country, and pop, not to mention musical theater. Gray's origins are somewhat ill-defined; different sources alternately list his birth name as Leonard Victor Ainsworth or Laurence Darrow Brown, and his Texas birthplace as Brookshire or Simonton. His likely birth date is July 26, 1940 (though some sources list 1942 or 1943). Whatever the case, Gray grew up in a family of sharecroppers, and discovered gospel music through his grandfather, a Baptist minister. He also soaked up the R&B and country music of his surroundings, and in the early '60s he moved to Los Angeles to seek his fortune.

    Before adopting the name Dobie Gray, he recorded several singles under the names Leonard Ainsworth, Larry Curtis, and Larry Dennis. His seventh single, Look at Me, became his first chart hit in 1963, but his true breakout was a 1965 recording of The 'In' Crowd, whose Motown-style bounce distinguished it from jazzman Ramsey Lewis' celebrated version. Gray hit the Top 20 with The 'In' Crowd and also had some success with the follow-up, See You at the Go-Go; this period -- spent mostly on the small, poorly distributed Cordak, Charger, and White Whale labels -- was the most soul-oriented of his career. It would be some time before Gray returned to the charts; in the meantime, he pursued a concurrent acting career, eventually spending two and a half years with the Los Angeles production of +Hair. During his +Hair years, Gray also sang with the band Pollution, which recorded two albums on Prophecy beginning in 1971.

    In 1972, Gray resurfaced as a solo artist on MCA, with producer/songwriter Mentor Williams in his camp. Gray promptly scored the biggest hit of his career with the Williams-penned Drift Away, which hit the Top Five in early 1973 and remains an oldies-radio staple today. The subsequent Loving Arms, written by Tom Jans, grew into a much-covered repertory item, recorded by singers from the realms of rock, country, and R&B. Gray's own sound was shifting more toward country as well, and when he moved to Capricorn in 1975, he recorded in Nashville with new songwriting collaborator Troy Seals (he eventually relocated there permanently). Gray's popularity in Europe and Africa was growing steadily, and he managed to talk South African authorities into allowing him to play to integrated audiences during the apartheid era.

    Gray's tenure in Nashville was marked by a commercial downturn, but his increased activity as a songwriter -- mostly in a country vein -- resulted in covers by the likes of Don Williams, Charley Pride, George Jones, and John Denver, among others. The disco-flavored You Can Do It became his final Top 40 hit in 1978, the same year he recorded the first of two LPs for Infinity. When Infinity went bankrupt, Gray concentrated exclusively on songwriting for a few years, then re-emerged on Capitol in the mid-'80s as a full-fledged country artist. He made the lower reaches of the country charts with singles like That's One to Grow On and From Where I Stand, but found it impossible to break through to a wider country audience, and again faded from view after two albums. In 1997, Gray released Diamond Cuts, a mix of new songs and re-recorded past hits. ~ Steve Huey, All Music Guide

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  • Dobie Gray - If Love Must Go

    3:53

    Dobie Gray - If Love Must Go (1976)

  • Dobie Gray-Let Go

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  • Dobie Gray - Drift Away

    3:40

    A slightly different version of the 70's soul classic,with an alternate vocal style.Maybe the best record ever released that didn't get into the UK charts.

  • DOBIE GRAY

    3:58

    Here's Dobie Gray with (Drift Away). Taken From A First Generation Stereo master Tape.

  • Drift Away - Dobie Gray, Mentor Williams

    3:45

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    Drift Away is a song by Mentor Williams and originally recorded by John Henry Kurtz on his 1972 album Reunion. In 1973 the song became Dobie Gray's biggest hit, peaking at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 and certified gold by the RIAA.

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  • Drift Away - Dobie Gray - Volunteer Jam XI

    4:39

    The late Dobie Gray performs his signature song, Drift Away, at Volunteer Jam XI at Municipal Auditorium in Nashville, TN on February 2, 1985.

  • Dobie Gray - Rose

    3:51

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  • Dobie Gray - Weve got to get it again

    3:35

    Lp Midnight Diamond
    1978

  • Kid Rock Drift Away 7/18/09

    1:24

    Comerica Park ~ Detroit, MI ~ July 18, 2009 ~ Give me the beat boys and free my soul...I wanna get lost in your rock n roll and...

  • DOBIE GRAY-WHAT A WAY TO GO

    2:06

    DOBIE GRAY-WHAT A WAY TO GO (WHITE WHALE)

  • Pete Manassas Evick ja Eric Brittingham, Drift Away , Monsters of Rock Cruise 2018

    4:47

    Pete Manassas Evick ja Eric Brittingham, This & That & the Other Jam, drift away (Dobie Gray cover), live @ Monsters of Rock Cruise 13.2.2018

  • Whos Loving You Dobie Gray

    3:47

    No copyright infringement intended. For fan entertainment purposes only.

    Who's Loving You é a faixa nº 8 do álbum musical Midnight Diamond do cantor, compositor e produtor musical norte-americano Dobie Gray, lançado em 1978 pela gravadora Infinity Records.

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